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"Close proximity to everything - could walk to Theatre, restaurants and shops. Not far at all to any of these things " More

By a verified traveler on Wed 16 May 2018

Hotel Description

3-star hotel near Ithaca College

Near the airport

With a stay at this well-placed hotel, you'll be half a mile (1 km) from Ithaca Commons and within 2 miles (3 km) of Ithaca College. Cornell University and Cayuga Lake are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Free shuttle, parking

This hotel features an indoor pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a restaurant. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 24-hour business center, free WiFi in public areas, and free airport shuttle. Free self parking, dry cleaning, and luggage storage are also offered.

Free WiFi, Smart TVs

In addition to Smart TVs with satellite channels, the 124 guestrooms offer free WiFi and premium bedding. Other amenities include hydromassage showerheads, coffee/tea makers, and free newspapers.

Double Queen Executive Tower

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$129* Per night/room Feb 25 - Feb 26

Deluxe Single Room, 1 King Bed, City View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

King Executive Tower

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

King Executive Tower Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Double Queen Lobby Room

Bed Count 2 Queen Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Hotel Ithaca ratings based on 18 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Hotel Ithaca

Everyone (4)
4 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 19, 2019

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3 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 24, 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on Mar 9, 2019

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5 out of 5

State Theatre

Pros: The room was lovely - clean and close to everything - didn't have to drive anywhere
Cons: There was some stains in the bathroom but nothing to say it was dirty - just needed a little extra tlc
Location: perfect
Close proximity to everything - could walk to Theatre, restaurants and shops. Not far at all to any of these things

Posted by on May 16, 2018

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3 out of 5

Pleasant stay.

Pros: Free Internet, indoor pool, close to city, friendly staff, overall cleanliness
Cons: Noisy, no breakfast was served, no safe in room
Reviews shed negative light on hotel. Room was par for Holiday Inn, I was not disappointed what so ever. Staff was friendly and room did the job. My only complaint is that the restaurant was seriously overpriced, two meals were $40 and food was not worth $15... I would not hesitate to stay here again though, I will know better than to order room service though...

Posted by , from San Luis Obispo, CA on Oct 14, 2011

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3 out of 5

Hotel was comfortable and convenient

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet
The room was clean and comforable. The WIFI was convenient to use. Everything seemed well kept and in good repair. There were not enough television stations offered for my liking.

Posted by , from mount laurel, nj on Sep 22, 2011

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4 out of 5

Good for a college visit

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet
Cons: no free breakfast
We stayed at this hotel because it was the only one available due to a college related conference held in the area. It was more expensive that what we usually pay when visiting our child at college, but we were pleasantly surprised by how nice our room in the tower was and how convenient the hotel was for shopping, etc. Our child is living off campus and the house was walking distance from the hotel. The Commons, with its many shops and downtown Ithaca with its many places to eat were within walking distance.

Posted by on Apr 14, 2011

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3 out of 5

Hotel includes old and new sections.

Pros: Close restaurants
We have stayed at this hotel several times and have had mixed experiences. There are nice/new areas of the hotel and there are old/tired wings that are "motel-like" - doors that lead to the outside. Ask for the tower.

Posted by , from PA on Feb 3, 2011

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3 out of 5

backside rooms are "motel-like" - door dierctly to outdoors.

We have stayed here on several occasions and the rooms in the tower and rooms near the pool are much nicer than the rooms on the backside of the hotel. The room on the backside was "tired" - older furnishings and had a heavy smell of room deodorizer.

Posted by on Oct 2, 2010

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2 out of 5

find another hotel

This is not the best hotel in town...staff is cranky, hotel is in need of some major repairs, and restaurant should be closed!The staff at the front desk was very unattentive to all guests, busy chatting with each other. The housekeeping is not great. Not worth the money and a waste of the location. No reason to stay here at all. Lots of other choices in town, we moved after 2 nights of a 4 night stay.

Posted by on Dec 3, 2008

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Property Features

Hotel Ithaca offers its guests an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center. There's a restaurant on site. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly Hotel Ithaca also features tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. A roundtrip airport shuttle is free (available on request). Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. This 3-star Ithaca hotel is smoke free.

  • 124 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: Ithaca, NY (ITH-Tompkins Regional) (12.5 km / 7.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Hotel Ithaca offers 124 air-conditioned accommodations with complimentary newspapers and coffee/tea makers. Beds feature premium bedding. 43-inch Smart televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include showers with hydromassage showerheads, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Smart television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Shower
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 11 AM and on weekends from 7 AM to 11:30 AM.

Hotel Ithaca has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool and a 24-hour fitness center.


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 4 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Airport shuttle service is available on request from 4:30 AM to 11 PM. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Airport shuttle service is offered on request from 4:30 AM to 11 PM. Fees may apply. Please make arrangements in advance by contacting the property.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • Only service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 10 and USD 30 per person (approximately)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Ithaca
  • Holiday Inn Ithaca Hotel Ithaca
  • Ithaca Holiday Inn
  • Hotel Ithaca Hotel
  • Hotel Ithaca Ithaca
  • Hotel Ithaca Hotel Ithaca

You should know

  • Hotel Ithaca offers transfers from the airport. Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.